Category Archives: Ethnomethodology

Review of Hammersley’s “The Radicalism of Ethnomethodology” by K. Neil Jenkings #emca #sociology #sssi

There is a burgeoning interest in ethnomethodology and conversation analysis. This growing interest is reflected in the growth of participants in EMCA conferences and publications that add to the body of literature in the field as well as by critical … Continue reading

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New article by Nataliya Thell “Childhood‐Grounded Explanations for Personal Troubles” #sssi #sociology #EMCA

On Early View of Symbolic Interaction we have just published Nataliya Thell’s Article “Childhood‐Grounded Explanations for Personal Troubles. Social Problems Work in Radio Counseling”. Using conversation analysis this article explores how images of unfortunate childhoods are invoked to make sense … Continue reading

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New Article (Open ACCESS) Mark Perry et al. “Visual Narrative and Temporal Relevance: Segueing Instant Replay into Live Broadcast TV” #sssi #emca #sociology

In symbolic interactionism there is a long-standing interest in the media and their production. In this journal we have published a large number of articles by renowned authors like  David Altheide and Joel Best and more recently Chris Schneider and … Continue reading

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New article: “Manipulation in Board Game Interactions: Being a Sporting Player” by Emily Hofstetter & Jessica Robles #sssi #sociology #EMCA

We have just published Emily Hofstetter and Jessica Robles article “Manipulation in Board Game Interactions: Being a Sporting Player” on Early View of the journal. The authors use an approach used across symbolic interactionism, discursive psychology and conversation and analysis … Continue reading

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New Book Review: Neil Jenkings’ on Charles Goodwin’s “Co-operative Action” #sssi #emca #sociology #linguistics #anthropology

We have just published K. Neil Jenkings’ review of Charles Goodwin’s “Co-operative Action”. Jenkings writes that “[T]hrough Co-operative Action Goodwin has left us an integrated vision of human capacities, and indeed of what it is to be human, and to … Continue reading

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Review of Alex Preda’s ‘Noise: Living and Trading in Electronic Finance’ by J. C. Jekat #sociology #sssi #economic-sociology

Over the past 40 years, there has been a profound revival of economic sociology. In recent years, interactionist research has shown a growing interest in this sociological field and produced a fascinating body of work including studies of sales and … Continue reading

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New Article: “Central Bank Transparency as a Dialogical Accomplishment” by Petr Kaderka et al. #sssi #emca

We have just published Petr Kaderka, Ivan Leudar and Jiri Nekvapil’s article “Central Bank Transparency as a DialogicalAccomplishment” on Early View of Symbolic Interaction. Members of SSSI can access the article by clicking the image below. To join SSSI and subscribe … Continue reading

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New Article: ‘Playing the Interrogation Game’ by Gary David and colleagues #sssi #emca #sociology #policing

We have just published Gary David, Anne Rawls and James Treinum’s article “Playing the Interrogation Game: Rapport, Coercion, and Confessions in Police Interrogations” on Early View of Symbolic Interaction. In the article the authors show how police interrogations are organised … Continue reading

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New Book Review on Early View: R. Fitzgerald on Stephen Hester’s “Descriptions of Deviance” #sssi #emca #sociology

We have just published a new book review on Early View. Richard Fitzgerald (University of Macau) discusses “Descriptions of Deviance: A Study in Membership Categorization Analysis By Stephen Hester edited by Peter Eglin and Dave Francis. The book is available online … Continue reading

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P. Sormani’s Review of “Deconstructing Ethnography” on Early View #sssi #sociology

“Deconstructing Ethnography” uses ethnomethodology to critically discuss the field of system design and its reliance on versions of technological determinism. Philippe Sormani has written a very interesting and insightful review of the book by Graham Button, Andy Crabtree, Mark Rouncefield … Continue reading

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New Article on Early View: Corrective Demonstratons in Sports Coaching by Evans & Reynolds #sssi #emca #sociology

I (@dirkvl) was lucky enough to meet Bryn Evans some time ago when he visited London where he shared with a small group video-taped recordings of basketball coaching. I am delighted to see that this research now has been published … Continue reading

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A. Carlin & N.K. Jenkings editors of ‘Directions in Ethnomethodology and Conversation Analysis’ series #sssi #emca #sociology

For those interested in Ethnomethodology and Conversation Analysis it might be of interest that Andrew Carlin and Neil K. Jenkings are the ‘new’ co-editors of ‘Directions in Ethnomethodology and Conversation Analysis’ series that used to be published by Ashgate and … Continue reading

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New article on Early View on the work of North American Jurors by D.R. Gibson

David R. Gibson’s article “The Habits of Normal, Innocent People, as Construed by the North American Juror” was just published on Early View of Symbolic Interaction.  Abstract Deliberating juries draw on commonsense notions of what counts as “normal” behavior in … Continue reading

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More books for Review #sssi #sociology

Here is a second bunch of books that some of you might be interested in reviewing. Please drop me an email if you are interested in reviewing any of these. dirk.vom_lehn@kcl.ac.uk

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New on Early View: “Collaborative Music-Making with Digital Audio Workstations”

A new article on Early View titled “Collaborative Music-Making with Digital Audio Workstations” has been published this week. The article written by Phillip Booker and Wes Sharrock “examines amateur music-making using a digital audio workstation, showing how audio and software … Continue reading

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Special Symposium published: “The Impact of Agnes: Reflections on Garfinkel’s Notion of the Managed Achievement of Sex and Gender” #sssi #emca

At the 2015 ASA Conference in Chicago, the ASA Section Ethnomethodology & Conversation Analysis organised a Thematic Session related to Harold Garfinkel’s famous paper on the “Passing and the managed achievement of sex status in an intersexed person”; the paper … Continue reading

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“The Importance of Being Agnes” on Early View of Symbolic Interaction #sssi #sociology

At the 2015 ASA Conference in Chicago, the ASA Section Ethnomethodology & Conversation Analysis organised a Thematic Session related to Harold Garfinkel’s famous paper on the “Passing and the managed achievement of sex status in an intersexed person”; the paper … Continue reading

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Editor’s Choice: John Johnson on Jack Douglas’ #sssi #emca #phenomenology

Many SSSI members and scholars in symbolic interactionism as well as sociologists with an interest in ethnomethodology, phenomenology, existential sociology know Jack Douglas and his contribution. But even those more experienced interactionists might not be aware of the amount and … Continue reading

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Early View: Andrew P Carlin’s Review of ‘Harold Garfinkel. The Creation and Development of Ethnomethodology.’

Ethnomethodology has been seen as difficult to digest and access by students. Moreover, those pursuing ethnomethodology have been dissatisfied with the characterisation of their sociological attitude and with the view by some sociologists that ethnomethodology is a marginal and peripheral area … Continue reading

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“Seeing the Case Clearly” by Irene van Oorschot on Early View #sssi

There is a long-standing interest in the work of judges and court clerks in interactionism and ethnomethodology. In her article “Seeing the Case Clearly: File-Work, Material Mediation, and Visualizing Practices in a Dutch Criminal Court” Irene van Oorschot takes up this … Continue reading

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